The courageous soldier and tiger of Islam Sultan Yusuf Salahuddin Ayyubi was born in Tikrit Fortress of Iraq on ( Hijri), he was the son. Biography of Salahuddin Ayyubi – Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb (Arabic: صلاح الدين يوسف بن أيوب , Kurdish: سەلا. Salahuddin Al-Ayubi ( – AD) was born of Kurdish family in Tikrit ( km northwest of Baghdad) near the river Tigris in M. His childhood was spent.

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As the Crusaders hurried down to attack the Muslim forces, they fell into disorder, with the infantry falling behind. In the spring ofwhile Saladin was in the area of Safadanxious salayuddin commence a vigorous campaign against the Kingdom of Jerusalem, King Baldwin sent messengers to him with proposals of peace.

Although positions were complicated by rival Muslim leaders, the bulk of the Syrian commanders supported Saladin because of his role in the Egyptian expedition, in which he gained a record of military qualifications.

According to his own account, was joined by “emirs, soldiers, and Bedouins—the emotions of their hearts to be seen on their faces. According to Baha ad-Din ibn ShaddadSaladin was born on the same night that his family left Tikrit. Sudan struggles to contain mounting protest wave Islamic World. Each force biograpphy to oc cities and al-Fadil wrote: The motives of this massacre are differently told; according to some, the captives were slain by way of reprisal for the death of those Salahuedin whom the Musulmans had slain.

Saladin had captured almost every Crusader city. Biography of Salahuddin Ayyubi version 1. Two emir s, including an old friend of Saladin, Izz al-Din Jurduk, welcomed and pledged their service to him. Nur al-Din asked Saladin to mediate the issue, but Arslan refused.

After his victory against the Zengids, Saladin proclaimed himself king and suppressed the name of as-Salih in Friday prayers and Islamic coinage.

This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat Saladin agreed to a truce with Bohemond in return for Muslim prisoners being held by him and then he gave A’zaz to Alam ad-Din Suleiman and Aleppo to Saif al-Din al-Yazkuj—the former was an emir of Aleppo who joined Saladin and the latter was a former mamluk of Shirkuh who helped rescue him from the assassination attempt at A’zaz.

Based in the an-Nusayriyah Mountainsthey commanded nine fortressesall built on high elevations. His firm foundation in the religion and its prime values, leading to his commitment to the Islamic cause, enabled him to accomplish great things. They intercepted Crusader reinforcements from Karak and Shaubak along the Nablus road and took a number of prisoners. When the Christians had overtaken Jerusalem during the very first Crusade, they carried out mass atrocities and killings, creating a bloodbath in which the Muslim residents were the most prominent targets, as graphically documented in the PBS series Islam: He would then spend an hour during the day or the night writing his comments and opinions concerning every petition.


During his reign, Saladin built many schools, hospitals, and institutions in his quest for intellectual and civic achievements. He was unpopular with his subjects and wished to return to his Sinjar, the city he governed previously. The hero of hundreds of battles was the person who for 20 years braved the storm of the Crusaders and ultimately pushed them back.

In response, Saladin built a fleet of 30 galleys to attack Beirut in Saladin had gathered massive reinforcements from Egypt while Saif al-Din was levying troops among the minor states of Diyarbakir and al-Jazira. The world has hardly witnessed a more chivalrous and humane conqueror.

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Soon after, he defeated the Zengid army at the Battle of the Horns of Hama and was thereafter proclaimed the “Sultan of Egypt and Syria” by the Abbasid caliph al-Mustadi. Continue to app Rating: Saladin has become a prominent figure in MuslimArabTurkish and Kurdish culture[9] and he has often been described as being the most famous Kurd in history. Hattin and the fall of Jerusalem prompted the Third Crusade —financed in England by a special ” Saladin tithe “.

To be a great Sultan, one should be courageous, strict, and strong-willed, yet merciful, fair, and kind.

Zangi did not offer long resistance. Prior to his death, he had his chief officers swear an oath of loyalty to Izz al-Din, as he was the only Zengid ruler strong enough to oppose Saladin.

The Crusaders, who were hungry and poverty-stricken, were astonished at that noble chivalry and mercy from their enemy. Raynald responded by looting a caravan bilgraphy pilgrims on the Hajj in The Christian West was excited to a mad religious frenzy by Peter the Hermit, and his followers to liberate the Holy Land from the hands of the Muslims.

Inthe nations of western Europe launched the Third Crusade to win back the holy city. Sayyid Shaykh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi. Ibn al-Athir claims that the caliph chose him after salahuddi told by his advisers that “there is no one weaker or younger” than Saladin, and biograaphy one of the emirs [commanders] obeyed him or served him”.

He ordered one of his generals, Farrukh-Shah, to guard the Damascus frontier with a thousand of his men to watch for an attack, then to retire, salahucdin battle, and to light warning beacons on the hills, after which Saladin would march out. He never quit a prayer except when he slipped into a come for three days before his death. Truly, he was a living example of the tolerant, progressive, and inclusive faith which was so dear to his heart. In return for a diploma granting him the city, Nur al-Din swore allegiance to Saladin, promising to follow him in every expedition in the war against the Crusaders, and repairing damage done to the city.


Where heaven touches earth: The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on Saladin made further conquests in northern Syria and Jaziraescaping two attempts on his life by the ” Bography “, before returning to Egypt in to address issues there. Although he was short of money, Saladin also allowed the departing Zangi to take all the stores of the citadel that he could travel with and to sell the remainder—which Saladin purchased biograhpy.

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A medium-sized town, Nusaybin was not of great importance, but it was located in a strategic position between Mardin and Mosul and within easy reach of Diyarbakir.

Only 10, Muslim were massacred in Masjid-e-Aqsa during first crusade. Afterward, in the spring ofNur ad-Din kf Saladin’s father to Egypt in compliance with Saladin’s request, as well as encouragement from the Baghdad -based Abbasid caliph, al-Mustanjidwho aimed to pressure Saladin in deposing his rival caliph, al-Adid.

From there, they biogtaphy west to besiege the fortress of A’zaz on 15 May. She did not have children.

The battle ended in a decisive victory for Saladin, who pursued the Zengid fugitives to the gates of Aleppo, forcing as-Salih’s slahuddin to recognize Saladin’s control of the provinces of Damascus, Homs and Hama, as well as a number of towns outside Aleppo such as Ma’arat al-Numan.

Salahuddin entered in fortress by breaching the wall of fortress, his power scared all leaving no-option bigraphy them without settlement. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. The Crusader force enjoyed early success against Shirkuh’s troops, but the terrain was too steep and sandy for their horses, and commander Hugh of Caesarea was captured while attacking Saladin’s unit.